More dolphins die in Aegean Sea; group suspects navy drills

Europe 04/08/19, 10:55

The Aegean Sea has seen a "very unusual" spike in dolphin deaths over the past few weeks, a Greek marine conservation group said Monday, adding that the rise could be linked to massive Turkish naval exercises in the area.Fifteen dead dolphins have washed up on the eastern island of Samos ...

As Tsipras visits, Turkey sets bounty for officers who fled

Europe 02/05/19, 06:48

A two-day visit by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to Turkey got off to a shaky start Tuesday after Turkey put up bounties for the capture of eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece following a failed coup in 2016.Tsipras and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are set to discuss ...

Greece: Ancient wrecks, pottery found at ships’ ‘graveyard’

News 10/16/18, 10:19

A Greek-U.S. team of marine archaeologists has located three more ancient shipwrecks with pottery cargoes, including 1,900-year-old branded designer lamps, and two from much later times in a rich graveyard of ships in the eastern Aegean Sea, a project official said Tuesday.All were found last month off Fourni island and ...

3 people missing after storm pounds Greece with heavy rain

Europe 09/30/18, 10:05

Greek authorities are looking for three missing people on a Greek island after a rare and powerful Mediterranean storm dumped heavy rain on the region.A firefighter tries to drain water from a house after a storm hit Kalamata town, southwest of Athens, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. A powerful Mediterranean storm ...

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